Wednesday, January 15, 2020 / by Michelle Genardini
Why BUY in Tucson?
There are many reasons Tucson, AZ is a prime destination for living. We have a growing economy, comprehensive infrastructure, golf EVERYWHERE, it's a cycling paradise! The list goes on & on. Here are a just a few more reasons why Tucson is a “go-to” destination.
1) Lower Cost of Living
This is no-brainer. According to areavibes.com, Tucson’s cost of living is 6% lower than Arizona. The cost of housing is 25% lower than the national average! Hey California-come see what $500,000 buys you here. #MiniMansion.
2) Location, Location, Location!
Not only is Tucson a mecca for cyclists everywhere, it’s also home to some of the best hiking trails, mountain views and golf courses the state has to offer. In addition, we are about 6-7 hours or less from San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Rocky Point & San Carlos. Want t ...
Monday, February 4, 2019 / by Michelle Genardini
Dreaming of Home Ownership?
Below are some quick tips to start making that dream a reality:
1) Start saving for a down payment early!
Setting aside tax refunds and work bonuses is a simple and easy way to start saving!
Set up an automatic savings plan and using an app to track your progress. I’m currently using an app called Acorn to save. It rounds up my dollars and cents and puts them away for later!
2) Explore your down payment & mortgage options!
The amount of money you put down is going to affect your monthly mortgage payment and interest rate. Make sure you shop rates and utilize a trusted resource. Ask your REALTOR for the best local mortgage professionals.
3) Research your state and local assistance programs
Your county or municipality may also have first-time home buyer programs.
There are several down payment assistance programs currently ...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 / by Shawn Polston
It's about time! So you need to sell your home...but you just don't know where to start!!? Don't worry, you're NOT alone. There is SO much to think about. What's the right price?? Do repairs need to be done?? How do I let people know I am selling it?? How long will my house be on the real estate market?? What if someone wants to buy it... then what???? These are all reasonable questions. There are a lot of moving pieces when selling a home and it is NOT wise to go at it alone. Finding a Realtor to help you will make the process go a LOT smoother.
An experienced Realtor will be able to guide you through the process. There is SO much that experienced real estate agents have to offer you! They will guide you toward the right price to sell your home by using recently sold comparable homes for sale in the area. They will have suggestions that might make your home more attractive. They wil ...